Benefits of Joining

 

 

Each Member Institution:

  • Offers its own degrees
  • Makes distance learning courses available to the consortium
  • Bolsters its own offerings with elective courses from other collaborators

 

A Collaboration Based on Trust:

  • Students enroll in NEXus courses through their home institution
  • Includes both PhD and DNP programs
  • Members respect the academic standards of all other members
  • Students enroll in NEXus courses through their home institution
  • Teaching institutions maintain control and responsibility for their curriculum
  • Institutions minimize student barriers to participation
  • Common tuition price across all NEXus courses

 

Tuition:

  • Common price
  • Tuition is split between institutions

 

The Business Case:

  • Ability to fill seats in classes
  • Collaborators can offer a broader range of courses than any single university
  • Faculty can reach a larger group of students with specialized courses

 

The Result for Students:

  • Increased access for students across the country
  • Networking opportunities
  • Diversity in education
  • Experience with new teaching modalities